What does Boaz mean?
Boaz /boaz/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin. Possibly "swiftness" or "strength". Biblical: names of several characters, including the second husband of Ruth, who treats her generously. Revived by the Puritans and occasionally used in England in the 17th and 18th centuries. Now very rare. Sometimes used in Jewish families.
How popular is Boaz?
Boaz is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#9506 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Boaz for boys. Boaz has yet to be recorded in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Boaz is pronounced similarly to Baz, Bazz, Boyce▼ and Buzz. Other suggested similar baby names are Bake, Bax, Beach, Beck, Bijay, Bogey, Bogie, Bogy, Buck▼ and Buzzy. These names tend to be more commonly used than Boaz.